Heltay, László (István)

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Heltay, László (István) (b Budapest, 1930). Brit. conductor of Hung. birth (Brit. cit. 1962). On staff Budapest Radio 1952–6. Left for Eng. 1956. Founded Schola Cantorum, Oxford, 1960. Dir. of mus., Merton Coll., Oxford, 1962–4. Ass. cond. NZBC SO 1964–6. Dir. of mus., Gardner Centre, Sussex Univ., from 1968. Cond., Collegium Musicum of London from 1970. Founded Brighton Fest. Chorus.